Preface; Computers and industrial control; Programming techniques; Programming style; Analog signals, closed loop control and intelligent modules; Distributed systems; The man machine interface; Industrial control with conventional computers; Practical aspects; Smaple ladder logic; Appendix; Index.
* The practical guide to PLC applications for engineers and technicians * Systems-level design and control covered alongside programming techniques * Coverage matched to introductory college programs
'An excellent addition to the range of books on PLCs. If you want to be bang up to date with the latest practical guide on PLCs, this is the book to buy - and very good value too!' Control and Instrumentation 'Anyone about to use PLCs for the first time will find this guide a very good introduction to the subject...it is also a useful general source of information for anyone working with industrial control systems and instrumentation.' Electrical Review